With an overall population of 2,642 and a student population of 722, approximately 722 of Sterling students attend one of Sterling's schools that offer teaching programs.
Sterling's largest teaching school is Sterling College. In 2010, Sterling College graduated approximately 20 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Sterling's teaching schools. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Sterling was $18,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $750 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Sterling-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,430 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Sterling, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 teachers in Kansas were working in the greater Sterling area. Sterling's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Sterling is $39,890 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.